US and Kenya to begin negotiating free trade agreement

US-Kenya free trade agreement (FTA) discussions start today, opening the path to the first FTA between the US and a sub-Saharan African country. The US consistently ranks as one of Kenya’s top export markets, maintaining a $1.1 billion two-ways goods trade in 2018; this was a 4.9% increase from the previous year. The East African […]

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Govt eases export, import process; lays out ‘Turant Customs’ plan for faster clearance

The government has introduced a contactless process in customs, which would enhance the in-house testing capability of the customs. In an effort to smoothen the process of imports and exports in India, the government has introduced a contactless process, which would enhance the in-house testing capability of the customs. M Ajit Kumar, Chairman, Central Board […]

International trade fair opens in Tanzania’s largest city

The 44th Dar es Salaam International Trade Fair (DITF) officially opened here in Tanzania’s commercial capital Dar es Salaam on Friday with Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa attending the opening ceremony. The COVID-19 outbreak should be a lesson to farmers and industrialists to produce more crops and products that could be used in times of epidemics, […]

Export-import halted at West Bengal-Bangladesh land borders, Centre in talks with state to ease restrictions

After New Delhi eased restrictions for Chinese imports, a fresh issue has now emerged at India-Bangladesh border as West Bengal government has issued informal orders to restrict entry of import consignments coming from Bangladesh through land route over COVID-19 scare. Government sources told CNBC-TV18 that several trucks are stranded at India-Bangladesh border ports at Petrapole […]

Global Crop Protection Product Trends: An Inside Look at Key Central America Markets

Central America can best be considered as the “land-bridge” or isthmus that separates North America from South America. The land mass makes up most of the isthmus that separates the Pacific Ocean to the west from the Caribbean Sea in the east. It extends some 1,140 miles long from the northwest to the southeast. At […]

Spain Remains Morocco’s Top Foreign Trade Partner

Spain remained Morocco’s top economic partner in 2019, accounting for 28.4% of the country’s total foreign trade with the European Union (EU). This is equivalent to MAD 144.4 billion ($14.89 billion), according to the Exchange Office’s 2019 annual foreign trade report. European countries collectively accounted for 65.8% of Morocco’s total foreign trade carried in 2019, […]

New multilateralism will balance linkages between trade & development: CUTS International

NEW DELHI: International trade should not be looked in isolation and not just in terms of their volume and value but in respect to its linkages with developmental concerns, particularly in regard to access to basic needs, according to Pradeep Mehta, Secretary General, CUTS International. He was moderating a webinar on Wednesday titled “What would […]

Government allows export of COVID-19 PPE medical coveralls

All other items that are part of PPE kits continue to remain prohibited, it said.Partially relaxing export norms, the government on Monday permitted shipments of Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) medical coveralls for COVID-19 with a monthly export quota of 50 lakh units. The product was banned for export earlier, but it has now been moved […]

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